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Here, the Viceroy and British civil servants and military spent the summer months when the heat on the Indian plains was unbearable. Simla was a place "where the elite and aspirants met and participated in established social rituals. By 1904, some 7,000 British recreated (that seems the appropriate word) in the town during the season
It is the principal commercial, cultural and educational centre of the state.
See Simla, a Hill Station in British India by Pat Barr and Ray Desmond (Scolar Press, London, 1982). O God the Father of Heaven; have mercy upon us miserable sinners. A Litany is to be found in the Anglican Book of Common Prayer after the Creed of Saint Athanasius. Other references to life in Simla in the Kipling Journal include: 010/22 ‘Lurgan’s shop. 028/103 Miss E. R. Scidmore, Winter India published in 1903. 073/01 Simla Memories. The Lovers' refrain is rather more optimistic. quay a waterside structure – usually of stone – where ships secure alongside to embark and disembark passengers and cargo.
Items related to Simla: A Hill Station in British India. Re-bound Ex Library book in Good Condition with usual stamps and stickers. A history of the British colonial hill station of Simla, illustrated by a wealth of photographic plates, showing Simla as it was in the 19th century. Pat Barr; Ray Desmond Simla: A Hill Station in British India. ISBN 13: 9780859674058. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. Condition: Dustjacket shelfworn, very creased and torn, marked and scuffed, old sticker on back; boards shelfworn, corner bumped.
Barr, Pat; Desmond, Ray (1978), Simla: A Hill Station in British India, Scribner, ISBN 0684158256. Kanwar, Pamela (2003), Imperial Simla: The Political Culture of the Raj, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0195667212. I have added a new section : Places of Interest as there was nothing, i have also added some pictures along with it.
A history of Simla, the famous British "resort" in the foothills of the Himalayas, and the people who when there, from Charles Pratt Kennedy in 1822 to those who came up when the railway was opened in 1903. Pat Barr specializes in the history of India and the Far East and is the author of several highly praised books.
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Simla: A Hill Station in British India. by Pat Barr, Ray Desmond. Coauthors & Alternates. Learn More at LibraryThing. ISBN 9780859676595 (978-0-85967-659-5) Softcover, Scolar Pr, 1982. Find signed collectible books: 'Simla: A Hill Station in British India'. Ray Desmond at LibraryThing.
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